Santo Domingo is one of the most populated cities in Dominican Republic, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 18.30N latitude / 69.59W longitude. For routing in Santo Domingo, please check the free driving directions Santo Domingo service below.
When you visit The Dominican Republic, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Dominican Peso (DOP), since 1844.
Santo Domingo, the capital city, has numerous population; 2 851 300 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Santo Domingo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, The Dominican Republic, bears 10 882 996 sum citizens spreading on its 18 791,97 sq mi / 48 671 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in The Dominican Republic is Unitary presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Dios, Patria y Libertad (God, Homeland, Freedom), while salute for the national anthem called: Quisqueyanos valientes (Valiant Quisqueyans).
Google maps Santo Domingo, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of The Dominican Republic and the neighboring countries like Haiti.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional The Dominican Republic Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic in the West Indies occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with Haiti. Its area equals that of Vermont, and New Hampshire combined. Duarte Peak, at 10,417 ft (3,175 m), is the highest point in the West Indies.